SIGMETRICS - Measurement and Evaluation
SIGMETRICS Achievement Award
For long-lasting influential contributions to the theory and/or practice of computer/communication system performance evaluation. The contributions may be theoretical advances that have influenced the techniques used to evaluate computer system performance, techniques and/or software tools that have been widely used to evaluate system performance, and/or innovative applications of performance evaluation techniques that have had impact on the design of significant computer/communication systems. The award includes a plaque, a $2000 award, as well as expenses for travel to the ACM SIGMETRICS annual conference, where the award is presented. The recipient is also invited to give a technical talk at the conference.
Kenneth C. Sevcik Outstanding Student Paper Award
Awarded to an outstanding paper presented at the annual SIGMETRICS conference.
SIGMETRICS Rising Star Researcher Award
This award recognizes a rising star in the community who demonstrates outstanding potential in research in the field of computer and communication performance. The award, granted annually, includes a plaque and travel honorarium for the SIGMETRICS conference.
SIGMETRICS Test of Time Paper Award
This award recognizes a paper published 10 to 12 years in the past in ACM SIGMETRICS conference proceedings based on the criterion of identifying the paper that has had the most impact. The prize includes a plaque and $1000 honorarium.
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SIGKDD Impact Program Awards
ACM SIGKDD announced seven recipients for its inaugural KDD Impact Program, which aims to fund projects that have the potential for maximum impact on society. The proposals covered training data scientists; a hackathon; use of algorithms by government; women data science leaders; a summer school for high school students; data science for social good; and promoting community understanding of Big Data.
Apply for SIGHPC/Intel Computational & Data Science Fellowships
ACM SIGHPC and Intel are encouraging graduate students in data science and computational science to apply for an international program of graduate fellowships that aims to increase diversity in these fields. To qualify, you must be pursuing a graduate degree in computational or data science, be less than halfway through your planned program of study, and be woman and/or a member of a racial/ethnic group that is currently underrepresented in the computing field in the country where you will earn the degree. The deadline for applications is April 30.